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by Keith L. Shimko

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ISBN:
0521128846
Author:
Keith L. Shimko
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English
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Cambridge University Press (April 26, 2010)
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The Revolution of Military Affairs (RMA) came to dominate the military discourse from the end of the '91 Gulf War until the rise of the insurgencies in Iraq and Afghanistan.

The Revolution of Military Affairs (RMA) came to dominate the military discourse from the end of the '91 Gulf War until the rise of the insurgencies in Iraq and Afghanistan. Although focus has now shifted to counterinsurgency (COIN), this does not mean the theories of RMA are no longer applicable. In "The Iraq Wars and America's Military Revolution", Shimko not only tracks the rise and influence of RMA on the development and employment of the US military, but also examines its continuing relevance in the modern battlespace dominated by COIN operations.

Keith L. Shimko has written a clear and carefully nuanced work on the emergence of the American revolution in. . Shimko has written a clear and carefully nuanced work on the emergence of the American revolution in military affairs. It should be read by all interested in current defense issues. Williamson Murray, Professor Emeritus, The Ohio State University. The Iraq Wars and America's Military Revolution is a comprehensive study of the Iraq Wars in the context of the revolution in military affairs (RMA) debate. Focusing on the creation of a e complex and conceptions of parallel or nonlinear warfare, Keith L. Shimko finds a persuasive case for a contemporary RMA while recognizing its limitations as well as promise.

Shimko‘s latest book, The Iraq Wars and America’s Military Revolution (Cambridge University Press)

Keith L. Shimko, associate professor of political science at Purdue University, makes the case that the US military has, since Operation Desert Storm, undergone a ‘revolution in military affairs’ (RMA) based on the emerging technologies of precision strike, communications, and reconnaissance.

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Start by marking The Iraq Wars and America's Military Revolution as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. This book provides an informative overview of many of the recent innovations that have been included in warfare, and it provides a reasonable assessment on the question of an ongoing RMA.

So many other works on recent US wars treat them as discrete entities, but Shimko (Purdue Univ. puts the Vietnam, Gulf, Iraq, and Afghanistan wars on a temporal and geographic continuum, using the concept of a revolution in military affairs (RMA) as a unifying device. At the same time, he provides separate analyses of Iraq I and II and Afghanistan I (conventional warfare phases) and Iraq III and Afghanistan II (counterinsurgency warfare phases) with considerable effect.

America's allies and war: Kosovo, Afghanistan, and Iraq . Why do Britain, France, and Italy provide or refuse military support for . led uses of force? This book provides a unique, multiple-case study analysis of transatlantic burden-sharing. Article December 2010 · The Journal of American History.

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Addressing these issues, The Iraq Wars and America's Military Revolution is a comprehensive study of the . Keith L. Shimko is Associate Professor of Political Science at Purdue University, where he has taught since 1989.

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Many saw the United States' decisive victory in Desert Storm (1991) as not only vindication of American defense policy since Vietnam but also confirmation of a revolution in military affairs (RMA). Just as information-age technologies were revolutionizing civilian life, the Gulf War appeared to reflect similarly profound changes in warfare. A debate has raged ever since about a contemporary RMA and its implications for American defense policy. Addressing these issues, The Iraq Wars and America's Military Revolution is a comprehensive study of the Iraq Wars in the context of the RMA debate. Focusing on the creation of a reconnaissance-strike complex and conceptions of parallel or nonlinear warfare, Keith L. Shimko finds a persuasive case for a contemporary RMA while recognizing its limitations as well as promise. The RMA's implications for American defense policy are more ambiguous because the military lessons of the Iraq Wars need be placed in the context of judgments about national interests and predictions of future strategic environments.